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Erin Magnus

Minneapolis, MN
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Posted on 09/22/11 at 12:54 pm in response to What are successful 'outlier' schools doing to close achievement gap?

Paul, charters *do* have to accept all students, so long as they have space (classes can be limited to a certain number of kids, but until that point, all comers must be accepted).

It doesn't help that Beth refers to Dayton's Bluff as the lone "public" school... Unless we're talking Dayton's Bluff vis a vis Blake Academy, they're all public schools.

Posted on 11/16/07 at 04:46 pm in response to Urban designers: Minneapolis should dump skyways

I appreciated the statistics about our considerably harsher winters as compared to Copengagen. I do wonder what the urban designers' opinions of Montreal are---there the city lies underneath the streets. At least in Mpls we get to see the outdoors from our habitrails!
Also, I don't agree that the folks with a long commute are doing so because they are former farm children and afraid of the city. I think there's a real outdoorsy element to people in the twin cities, and it is easier to...